National Lorry Week provides us with an opportunity to talk about the future of our industry and to address the challenges it faces. We represent an industry that is under increasing pressure to reduce carbon emissions, but with the help of technology and innovation we are heading in the right direction.

It’s easy to dismiss those kinds of reactions as willful ignorance or an unwillingness to move with the times.

Transport is a good thing.
This is a blindingly self-evident fact.
It connects us with each other and allows us to get the things we need – either by collection or delivery. It broadens the mind and exposes us to new experiences. Why then, should one sector of transport – logistics – be so battered by Government and other authorities?

Be honest. How many times have you seen people roll their eyes, shake their heads, and mutter ‘political correctness gone mad’ when they hear the words ‘diversity and inclusion’? Chances are more than you care to remember.

It’s easy to dismiss those kinds of reactions as willful ignorance or an unwillingness to move with the times.

We have some exciting news to share – we’ve decided to evolve and extend our membership offering to ensure that we continue to provide support, are relevant, and add value to all areas that make up this changing industry.

We’ve spent a considerable amount of time speaking and listening to current members, non-members and key influencers to see what our industry needs.

Careers in Logistics

#NationalLorryWeek is just around the corner and this year it’s going to be bigger and better than ever before. Now in its sixth year, the week takes place on 16th to 22nd November, but we’re launching our campaign much earlier, as we look to celebrate the logistics industry and the vital role it plays in our everyday lives.